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Turrisphaera arctica I.Manton, J.Sutherland & K.Oates 1976

Publication details
Turrisphaera arctica I.Manton, J.Sutherland & K.Oates 1976: 189, fig. 28

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Turrisphaera is Turrisphaera borealis I.Manton, J.Sutherland & K.Oates.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Papposphaera arctica (I.Manton, J.Sutherland & K.Oates) H.A.Thomsen, J.B.Østergaard & L.E.Hansen

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), of or pertaining to the Arctic (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Turrisphaera arctica I.Manton, J.Sutherland & K.Oates)
Europe: Baltic Sea (Hällfors 2004), Scandinavia (Karlason & al. 2018).

Source of current name
Jordan, R.W., Cros, L. & Young, J.R. (2004). A revised classification scheme for living haptophytes. Micropaleontology 50(Suppl. 1): 55-79.

Key references
Findlay, C.S., Young, J.R. & Scott, F.J. (2005). Haptophyta:Order Coccolithophorales. In: Antarctic marine protists. (Scott, F.J. & Marchant, H.J. Eds), pp. 276-294. Canberra & Hobart: Australian Biological Resources Study; Australian Antarctic Division.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 02 March 2021.

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